Board games, oh how I enjoy them. We all claim to be childish. However, we all get delighted when someone takes out Ludo, Monopoly, or even Snakes and Ladders. It reminds me of a child. What's more: They're a terrific way to pass the time with your new PG pals while avoiding embarrassing situations. There will be a LOT of awkwardness to kill when you're new to a PG. That's why, at The Safehouse PG, we create dwellings with multiple ways for you and your Stanza kin to relax and socialise.
There are several entertainment zones, as well as foosball, table tennis, pool, and a very relaxing living area. So you and your new Stanzen family can get along. While individuals staying in other hostels and PGs may not have access to a football table, you and your roommates may always play one of the board games on our list. Even in this age of social isolation, there are a few online board games that will serve as excellent icebreakers. Especially if you suffer from social anxiety.
The following are the 18 finest board games to play with your PG or hostel roommates:
The iconic carrom board game is well-known among Indian children. Aren't there a lot of summer afternoons where you've been beaten up by older cousins and even grandparents? If you picked up any tips and tricks from them, your PG or hostel room will be an excellent venue to demonstrate them.
One of India's oldest board games is Snakes and Ladders. But my affection for it hasn't waned with time. It is now an international favourite. The regulations are straightforward, as you are well aware. Cheating in the game is nearly impossible because it is so basic. Unless someone tries to roll the dice in such a way that they receive the correct number. People who do this should be avoided. They're the real deal when it comes to "snakes."
Jenga is the best game for you and your new buddies to bond over. It's a relaxing yet nerve-wracking game in which the goal is to arrange the blocks to form a tower without letting it fall. If you purchase the Truth or Dare version, it'll be even better.
The Ludo board game is the most popular of them all. Did you know that was formerly a favourite hobby of kings and queens? We're sure you played Ludo with your siblings or pals when you were younger. Even if you move to a PG in a different city, this doesn't have to alter. Grab the Ludo board and challenge your roommate to a game of Ludo.
Another popular board game that may be played by two or more players is Chinese Checkers. The primary goal is to get all of your coloured pieces inside your opponent's house. The winner is the first to hit the target. Fun fact: Despite the fact that the game is labelled as "Chinese," it was created in Germany. However, the board you bought was most likely made in China.
We all know that UNO isn't a board game, yet it's just as good as any of others. It's so much more than a game, in fact. So many friendships have been shattered because one of their best friends was dealt a draw four card. The fact that every friend group plays UNO differently is what makes it so unique.
It's not a board game, either, but can a card game possibly go wrong? It's a fantastic alternative to online board games when you're bored or frustrated. Cards are also quite inexpensive and may be played in both small and big groups of friends.
Chess would be missing from any list of the finest board games. Chess is one of the world's oldest games. Indeed, it dates back to the sixth century AD. It started in our own country and swiftly expanded over the globe. If you've seen a few episodes of The Queen's Gambit, you might recognise a few moves.
The board game Escape Room In A Box is a recreation of a real-life game. The only goal for the players is to get out alive. The game includes a variety of mental and physical problems that must be completed within a certain amount of time. If you don't, you might be turned into a werewolf by a mad scientist. Or, even worse, you'll rip out all your hair.
Settlers of Catan is a fun board game in which you create settlements and trade resources with other players (thus the name). Although it is a cooperative game, it can quickly devolve into chaos. As a result, be sure your gaming companions aren't saboteurs. You don't want to lose a friend just to play Catan.